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Deep in the back of your mind, you’ve always had the feeling that there’s something strange about reality. There is. Join Robert, Joe and Christian as they examine neurological quandaries, cosmic mysteries, evolutionary marvels and our transhuman future on Stuff To Blow Your Mind, a podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

Mystery of the Antler

December 11th, 2014

Episode 555 of 812 episodes

Why do animals such as deer and moose boast antlers? How does this bony material grow faster than any living vertebrate bones on Earth? You'd think we'd know the answers to these questions, but antlers remain far more mysterious than we tend to realize. Join Robert and Julie as they discuss the science of antlers and how these animal weapons factor into both ancient human history and professional athlete urine samples.

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